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July 31, 2014 | Extended Deterrence , Nuclear Nonproliferation, Arms Control, Disarmament , Verification and Monitoring
NATO and Poland joined with the United States on Wednesday in voicing concerns that Russia was in violation of a Cold War-era nuclear missile treaty.
A coalition of scientists defended studies on hazardous pathogens after laboratory missteps, the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy reports.
The White House last year rejected a proposal to speed up nuclear-security work, opting instead to spend more money on modernizing nuclear arms.
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July 31, 2014 | Radiological Incidents
British authorities will conceal certain elements of a planned probe on a Russian dissident's radiation-poisoning death, the London Guardian reports.
July 31, 2014
What’s next on nonproliferation and international security, in Washington and around the globe.
A new report says U.S. officials largely overlook the danger of extremists exploiting sensitive chemical sites to attack U.S. cities, the Associated Press reports.
July 30, 2014 | Nuclear Nonproliferation, Arms Control, Disarmament
A senior U.S. diplomat avoided saying exactly how long the United States may continue talks to end nuclear tensions with Iran, the Associated Press reports.
July 30, 2014 | Nuclear Weapons Programs
The United Kingdom never notified British lawmakers that it renewed a key nuclear-arms collaboration pact with Washington, the London Guardian reports.
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Paul Ingram, head of the British American Security Information Council, calling for greater parliamentary oversight of a recently updated U.S.-U.K. atomic arms cooperation accord.
It is high time we took this relationship and its consequences for international security seriously.